5 Industrial Products Every Food Processing Company Needs!

Welcome to Allegiance Industrial, your premier destination for high-quality industrial products designed to elevate the performance of businesses across diverse industries. With a rich legacy as a leading wholesale supplier, Allegiance Industrial is committed to delivering top-notch solutions tailored to the unique needs of our clients. With years of experience, our dedicated team of experts possesses a strong understanding of the requirements spanning various sectors, showcasing expertise in the seamless sourcing, distribution, and delivery of essential products crucial for maintaining efficient operations. At Allegiance Industrial, our commitment to excellence has solidified our position as a trusted and reliable partner for businesses of all sizes. We take pride in prioritizing customer satisfaction, offering not just a product, but a promise of quality and reliability. In this blog, we will highlight Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), exploring five indispensable products every food processing company needs to ensure the safety, hygiene, and success of their operations. From hair nets to safety goggles, our extensive selection is geared towards fortifying your workspace and empowering your workforce. Join us on a journey through the crucial elements that safeguard success in the dynamic world of food processing.

Hair Nets: The Guardian of Hygiene

Hair nets stand as the unsung heroes in the realm of food processing, shielding your culinary creations from the unwelcome addition of stray hairs. These unassuming accessories play a pivotal role in upholding hygiene standards, providing a vital barrier that prevents hair from mingling with your carefully prepared dishes. Beyond their functional significance, hair nets instill a sense of confidence in patrons, as the sight of food workers donning this protective gear conveys a commitment to cleanliness. Whether you operate an open kitchen or a ghost kitchen, the use of proper hair nets remains a cornerstone of best practices in the food industry. At Allegiance Industrial, we recognize the critical importance of this humble yet indispensable accessory. That’s why we offer a diverse selection of hair nets, ranging in sizes and styles to accommodate the unique needs of your workforce. Our commitment to providing a variety of options ensures that you can find the perfect fit, both in terms of functionality and comfort.

It’s worth noting that while hair nets are effective in preventing hair-related issues in food, they do not act as a shield against infectious diseases or harmful bacteria. Interestingly, the adoption of hair nets gained momentum through a public relations campaign led by Edward Berneys, who successfully convinced the public that hair in food posed a genuine threat. Though the FDA has not recorded any instances of illness or death from stray hairs in food, the impact on customer perception is undeniable. With Allegiance Industrial, rest assured that our range of high-quality, FDA and USDA-compliant hair nets not only meets regulatory standards but also aligns with our commitment to elevating hygiene and safety in food processing settings.

Gloves: Hand-in-Hand with Safety

In the intricate dance of food processing, gloves emerge as an essential partner in maintaining both safety and hygiene. At Allegiance Industrial, we recognize the diverse needs within the food industry, and our extensive glove selection caters to every nuance. From minimal protection needs to demanding tasks requiring extended wear, our range covers it all. For those seeking a lightweight and disposable option to ensure cleanliness without compromising on dexterity, our latex gloves are a natural choice. While latex is derived from rubber, some individuals may experience irritation during prolonged, demanding use. To address this, we offer synthetic alternatives like Nitrile, Vinyl, and Chloroprene (neoprene), providing not only excellent puncture resistance but also catering to those with latex allergies. Our commitment to safety goes beyond providing choices; it extends to the awareness that gloves should be replaced regularly to prevent allergies, and the use of powder-free gloves minimizes the risk of outbreaks. Allegiance Industrial ensures that our diverse glove offerings, available in various sizes and materials, align with the highest standards of protection and comfort, allowing your workforce to handle tasks with confidence and security.

Understanding that different glove materials possess varying chemical resistances, we encourage businesses to refer to our comprehensive resistance chart to match glove materials with specific chemical hazards. At Allegiance Industrial, we don’t just provide gloves; we offer a comprehensive glove solution tailored to the nuanced demands of the food processing industry, ensuring that your safety and hygiene standards are met with precision.

Eye Protection: Clear Vision for Secure Operations

In the realm of secure operations within the dynamic landscape of food processing, eye protection emerges as a non-negotiable element. At Allegiance Industrial, we understand the diverse nature of tasks within the industry, and our comprehensive range of eye protection options ensures that your workforce can approach every challenge with clarity and confidence. From safety glasses to goggles, face shields, and full-face respirators, our offerings cater to a spectrum of needs, considering the nature of the task, associated risks, and personal comfort. Whether safeguarding against flying debris, dust, chemical splashes, intense light, radiation, or infectious materials, our collection of eye protection is designed to meet the varied demands of the food processing environment.

Selecting the right eye protection is crucial, and Allegiance Industrial is here to guide you through the process. Considerations include impact resistance, UV protection, splash protection, and overall comfort. In instances where prescription eyewear is required, our range also extends to prescription safety glasses, ensuring that your team can work safely without compromising on vision. Additionally, we offer anti-fog eye protection with specialized coatings, mitigating fogging due to temperature changes, humidity, or physical activity. This feature is especially vital in safety-critical tasks where a clear view is paramount. Allegiance Industrial stands as your reliable partner, providing not just eye protection but a tailored solution that aligns with the intricacies of your food processing operations.

Industrial Aprons: Armor for a Clean Workspace

In the pursuit of a clean and safe workspace within the intricate tapestry of food processing, industrial aprons stand as an indispensable layer of protection. At Allegiance Industrial, we recognize the diverse needs across industries, offering a curated selection of aprons to cater to various tasks and environments. Our range includes disposable aprons, a staple in the food processing and service industry, where maintaining hygiene is paramount. However, the utility of aprons extends beyond the culinary domain, finding their place in numerous other sectors. For heavy-duty protection in environments such as petroleum refining, pulp and paper manufacturing, chemical processing, and pharmaceutical manufacturing, our PVC plastic aprons provide the necessary armor. Designed to withstand the rigors of demanding work, these aprons offer unparalleled protection, ensuring a clean and secure workspace for those engaged in physically demanding tasks.

For common applications requiring comfort, cost-effectiveness, and water-proofing, our selection of plastic aprons is ideal. From food processing and preparation to dishwashing, household and industrial cleaning, chemical handling, research labs, and even painting, these aprons offer versatile protection. Additionally, for those seeking safeguards against non-toxic liquid spray, dirt, and dust, our Tyvek aprons emerge as a top choice. Perfect for a range of general-purpose industries, these aprons strike the right balance, being robust enough to resist tears while crafted from soft, breathable fabric for extended comfort during wear. At Allegiance Industrial, we not only provide aprons but ensure that each offering meets the specific demands of your industry, contributing to a workspace that is not only clean but also conducive to optimal performance.

Ear Protectors: Sound Safety Measures

In workplace safety, ear protectors play a crucial role, and at Allegiance Industrial, we provide a comprehensive range, including both ear plugs and muffs, to address the diverse needs of your auditory safety. Adhering to OSHA occupational noise exposure standards, our offerings aim to limit workers’ exposure to potentially harmful noise levels, ensuring a sound and secure working environment. The decision between ear plugs and muffs depends on the unique characteristics of your workplace. Ear muffs, with low-profile headbands designed to prevent interference with hard hats, are easily removable and replaceable, making them ideal for intermittent noise exposure and challenging environments. However, they may pose discomfort in extreme temperatures. On the other hand, ear plugs, known for their comfort, are suitable for continuous noise exposure, tight spaces, and extreme temperatures. Proper training on the correct insertion of earplugs is essential to maximize their effectiveness, and if insertion proves challenging, earmuffs should be employed as an alternative measure.

Understanding the nuances of each hearing protector is key to selecting the right safety measure for your workforce. Whether it’s the interference potential of ear muffs with other safety equipment or the requirement of clean hands for proper ear plug insertion, Allegiance Industrial ensures that your employees have access to the most suitable ear protection for their specific work environment. Our commitment is not only to compliance but also to the comfort and well-being of your workforce, offering sound safety measures that resonate with the unique demands of your workplace.


Allegiance Industrial Supply stands as your steadfast partner in fortifying the foundations of safety, hygiene, and efficiency within the realm of food processing. Our unwavering commitment to excellence, combined with a diverse array of top-notch industrial products, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) like hair nets, gloves, eye protection, industrial aprons, and ear protectors, ensures that your operations not only meet regulatory standards but exceed them. Whether you’re navigating the meticulous requirements of the food industry or addressing the unique challenges of other sectors, our extensive product range, rooted in quality and reliability, is poised to elevate your business to new heights. At Allegiance Industrial, we don’t just deliver products; we deliver solutions tailored to your specific needs, fostering a workspace that prioritizes safety, cleanliness, and optimal performance.

To get your business the resources it needs, we invite you to explore our website or give us a call today. Empower your workforce with the best-in-class industrial supplies and experience the Allegiance Industrial difference – where excellence is not just a standard but a commitment.

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